Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Common Core and the War on Self-Deception

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Learning the truth about schools helps the school reform cause

Analysis and Commentary

Two Thoughts on the Sanger/Shanker Story on NSA Infiltration of Foreign Networks

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

David Sanger and Thom Shanker have a lengthy story in the NYT about various NSA techniques for penetrating foreign computers and networks, including a strategy for accessing seemingly air-gapped computers.  Two thoughts: First, this article shows how mu

Analysis and Commentary

Costing Secrecy

by Mark Harrisonvia VoxEu.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research)
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Grist For The Genetic Engineering Mill

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Some high-profile reporting and writing about genetic engineering have provided not illumination, but only obfuscation, bias and propaganda.

Analysis and Commentary

California Economy Could Cost Jerry Brown Re-Election

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The release of California Governor Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 budget last week was a cause for celebration in Sacramento. In news conferences all over the state,

Analysis and Commentary

For Republicans, the Decline of Social Mobility is a Crisis

by Tod Lindbergvia New Republic
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The GOP is finally facing the issue of inequality in America. But why?

Analysis and Commentary

Why Slower Healthcare Cost Inflation Isn't Fixing Medicare Finances

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

The Healthcare Cost Slowdown

by Charles Blahousvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Interviews
Interviews

John Taylor on the John Batchelor Show ( 19:27)

with John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Guests:  Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio. Philip Izzo, WSJ. John B. Taylor, Hoover & Wall Street Journal. James Taranto, Wall Street Journal.

Interviews

Philip Bobbitt on the John Batchelor Show

with Philip Bobbittvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Guests: Philip Bobbitt, author, The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made.

In the News
In the News

Today's Biggest Banks Know They'll Be At The Top Forever

with Kevin Warshvia Business Insider (NY)
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Former Fed governor Kevin Warsh said QE is quickly outliving its usefulness.